Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Forensic Anatomic Pathology

Lexington, KY
Sep 08, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Kentucky is recruiting a board certified forensic pathologist with additional interest in medical education. Fellowship training is preferred. The position will see a full range of cases, both forensic, and hospital based. Additionally, there will be the opportunity to engage with medical students on a regular basis on a Northern Kentucky campus extension of the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine. This position would provide regular oversight and interaction with the medical school.

The successful candidate would join an academic hospital-based practice and engage primarily in autopsy service and teaching duties for St. Elizabeth Healthcare. The faculty member is expected to be active in teaching by lecture, through small group instruction, and coordination with the OME to collaborate with the team of educators on the northern campus. The faculty member will have primary responsibility to perform coroner-authorized medicolegal autopsies, complete related reports, and provide expert testimony at court.

The department ( is an integrated department of pathology with successful programs in anatomic, clinical and molecular pathology, a vibrant educational program for medical students, residents and fellows as well as a nationally-recognized research program in neuropathology and research affiliations with the Markey Cancer Center.

This position affords an excellent career opportunity located in Northern Kentucky close to Cincinnati and Lexington. (

Applicants should submit a formal application and include an up to date curriculum vitae and letter of interest summarizing service and teaching philosophy. Please direct any questions regarding this position to:

C. Darrell Jennings, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
University of Kentucky Medical Center
800 Rose Street, Room MS119
Lexington, KY 40536-0298
Tel: (859)-257-1446
Fax: (859) 257-7572

This open-rank position is available immediately and will remain open until the appropriate individual is recruited.

Job Title
Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Forensic Anatomic Pathology

Requisition Number

Working Title
Forensic Anatomic Pathologist Educator

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

MD, DO or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Demonstrated achievement as a forensic expert with evidence of high professional status, established ability in teaching students at all levels in academia, and comprehensive, up-to-date knowledge in the practice of anatomic and forensic pathology, as well as in clinical pathology in regard to forensic issues.

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Certification by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic and in the subspecialty of forensic pathology within two years of appointment if directly out of Fellowship.


Knowledge and skill at performing forensic autopsies is required.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Open Untill Filled

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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